Inside the Chu Clan.
Inside an ancient looking study room, Chu Xiong Fei's expression was dark. As he thought about the message Ling Xian just sent, he was somewhat angry. However, because of the Tower of the Seventh Soul, he did not dare to disobey. He also had recognized the fact that his Clan cannot coexist with the mysterious House. One had to die.
"Whatever. He knows my weak point. I have to listen."
Chu Xiong Fei sighed softly and his expression turned even more serious. Then, a determined statement slowly left his lips and rung throughout the Chu Clan!
"All cultivators of or above the completion level, accompany me to war!"
At the same time, the Nan Gong Clan and the O Yang Clan had also received Ling Xian's message. Without a second word, they summoned all their strongest cultivators and headed towards the mysterious House.
After the mysterious force appeared, everyone on the Trading Island became aware of its location. This was why all three Clans were heading towards it
The Yan Clan did the same. Other than the elder who guarded the cemetery, all remaining completion levelled powerhouses left their Clans with the determination to win.
Reality was that this was necessary.
The victors live, the losers die. There was no third path.
As the four Clans headed towards the mysterious Clan, Ling Xian decided to not participate in the battle. Instead, he led Bai Xiao Qi to the Bai Clan.
After the war against the O Yang Clan, the Bai Clan was greatly wounded. There weren't a lot of completion levelled cultivators left in the Second Elder's clique. This was a great opportunity and Ling Xian was not willing to let it go. This was why he planned for Bai Xiao Qi to snatch back the seat of the Clan Leader first.
"Xian Ling, with just us two… can we really do it?" Bai Xiao Qi's face flashed with worry.
Ling Xian's lips curled up. As he led Bai Xiao Qi across the sky, he grinned, "Do not worry. The Bai Clan lost a lot of talents. There aren't a lot of completion levelled powerhouses left. I have also acquired a helper. We will not fight alone."
"Helper?" Bai Xiao Qi was a little startled but she did not pursue with questions.
"You will find out when you get there." Ling Xian softly smiled. The wings on his back flapped more violently and their speed increased.
They dashed on for around 10 days before they finally arrived at the base camp of the Bai Clan. However, just as Ling Xian was about to break the barrier, he was forced to stop.
Because the Second Elder suddenly appeared before the Bai Clan's entrance.
Behind him stood six elders. Every single person who stood there stood rooted like a mountain. They exuded a terrifying demeanor. Without a doubt, everyone here was of the completion level and all of them were of the intermediate stage or later.
It seemed like the Second Elder had learned his lesson from last time and did not send those of the beginning stages. But very sadly, he miscalculated. Ling Xian was now a completion levelled cultivator of the intermediate stage. His capabilities matched up to those of the advanced stages!
"Second Elder, I cannot believe we are meeting again so soon." Ling Xian softly grinned but was not at all shocked by what was happening.
If he could find out things about the Bai Clan, then the Bai Clan can naturally find out all about him too. This was not a surprise.
"I have waited for you for half a month and you finally arrived." The Second Elder had an emotionless look as he shifted his gaze towards Bai Xiao Qi, "My niece, you sure live up to the saying 'dumb people have dumb luck.'"
"Dammit! What have you done to my mother and father!" Bai Xiao Qi gritted her teeth, her beautiful eyes were full of hatred.
"What have I done?" The Second Elder revealed a sarcastic smile, "My good niece, cannot you not use your brain? What else could I have done? Of course I killed them."
Bai Xiao Qi reacted as if she was struck by lightning and collapsed to the ground. Two streams of tears rolled down her cheeks. She originally thought perhaps her parents had escaped, or maybe prisoned. But the news of them already being killed was impactful.
Seeing this, Ling Xian frowned and consoled, "Xiao Qi, do not believe him. He is saying all this on purpose."
"Really?" Bai Xiao Qi lifted her head abruptly as if she had grasped onto the last saving straw. Her swollen red eyes sparkled with hope.
Ling Xian sighed softly. To encourage Bai Xiao Qi somewhat, he had to weave a lie, "Naturally. Go over there for a while, I will take care of things here."
He then stepped forward, "Second Elder, you are a completion levelled cultivator yet you lie to your niece. You should be ashamed of yourself."
"Ashamed?" The Second Elder laughed but his laughter quickly turned cold, "The moment I decided to dethrone the old leader, I have given up everything. What does being righteous even get me? Can it let me control the Trading Island?"
"No, but being shameless will lose your life and make you notorious for thousands of years." Ling Xian snickered, feeling too lazy to argue anymore. Only killing and deaths will end this war now.
"Hmmph, to greet you, I have brought six completion powerhouses. Are you satisfied with this gift?" The Second Elder chuckled.
"Satisfied. I am so satisfied. To be able to kill seven completion levelled cultivators, how can I not be satisfied?" Ling Xian revealed a cold smile. Though his opponents were rather troublesome, he had always faced difficult enemies since his cultivation journey. Of course he had nothing to fear.
"Good. Very good. Let's see if you have any abilities." The Second Elder smiled, "Xian Ling, and my good niece, it's time to die!"
He then waved his right hand and spewed a cold word.
With his word, the six completion levelled cultivators all began to move. Every single one of them exuded a terrifying Qi that rolled in all directions and shocked the heavens!
In the next second, the Second Elder and the six completion powerhouses all made their moves.
"Three in the intermediate stage, four in the advanced…"
Against such a capable team, Ling Xian's heart dropped, feeling troubled. Though he had broken through to the intermediate stage, he was fighting alone.
One completion levelled powerhouse in the advanced stage was easy. What about two? Or four? Plus there were three of the intermediate stage as support. Even for the aggressive and brave Ling Xian, this was hard to handle.
But things had turned out this way, he had no way out now. The only thing he could do was to rampage through here for that sliver of possibility of surviving!
"Luckily, during my breakthrough, I awakened the sixth transformative quality of the Eyes of Execution. If I didn't, then I would be in great trouble today." Ling Xian grinned and quickly called out to the Eyes of Execution. A murky wave of spiritual energy surrounded him and solidified into the shape of a zither.
"Come at me, let me use your fresh blood to welcome the sixth transformative quality of my Eyes of Execution!"
Ling Xian snickered. The ancient zither began to shine brightly and blinding everyone. At the same time, it exuded an incomparable amount of terrifying Qi that was enough to shock heavens and awaken the Gods!
It was the sixth transformative quality of the Eyes of Execution.
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